Sky Full of Moon (1952) Norman Foster

Sky Full of Moon 1952
Sky Full of Moon gets under way when Vegas gambling-joint owner Al (Keenan Wynn) rescues rodeo rider Harley Williams (Carleton Carpenter) from drowning. Harley is then “adopted” as a good-luck charm by Al’s change girl Dixie Delmar (Jan Sterling). When their lucky gambling streak comes to an end, so too does Harley and Dixie’s romantic relationship. Though he practically has to have the moon fall on his head, Harley finally realizes that he’s too naïve for life in the Fast Lane. The film’s title derives from a line of dialogue delivered by Harley during his clumsy courtship of the hard-bitten Dixie.
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La doublure / The Valet (2006) Francis Veber

La doublure (2006)
A Parisian valet loves a woman who rejects him: she’s in debt to open a bookshop, and he’s not her ideal man. A billionaire two-times his wealthy wife with his beautiful mistress, a young supermodel. To draw the paparazzi and his wife off the trail of adultery, and to give his lawyer time to arrange a divorce that won’t cost him a fortune, the billionaire pays the supermodel and the valet to pretend for a month to be a couple. Within days, the bookshop owner and the billionaire are jealous, the supermodel experiences life with a nice guy, and the valet has status and self-confidence. What will each do with newfound wisdom?
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The Great Gildersleeve (1942) Gordon Douglas

The Great Gildersleeve 1942
Small-town eccentric Throckmorton Gildersleeve (of radio fame) has a few problems: Judge Hooker continually questions his guardianship of niece Margie and nephew Leroy; the judge’s predatory sister Amelia has matrimony in mind. When a misunderstanding gives Amelia the idea she’s all but engaged, the kids form a wild scheme to get Gildersleeve out of trouble; slapstick results.
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The Stranger’s Return (1933) King Vidor

The Strangers Return 1933
Miriam Hopkins plays Louise Starr, who gets divorced from her husband and returns to the home she left on a farm where she reunites with her grandfather. He introduces her to Guy Crane with whom she falls in love; however, he is married.
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Age of Consent (1969) Michael Powell

Age of Consent (1969)
An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
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Forever and a Day (1943) Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke

Forever and a Day (1943)
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from its construction in 1804 until present day.
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Per le antiche scale / Down the Ancient Stairs (1975) Mauro Bolognini

Per le antiche scale (1975)
A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. He is also a very active ladies’man and makes three women benefit from his sexual itch: Francesca the hospital manager’s wife, Bianca, his devoted nurse and Carla, a nymphomaniac doctor’s wife. His well-ordered universe starts being challenged with the coming of Anna, a trainee psychiatrist, who disapproves of his theory on the origin of madness. Worse, she resists his advances. As Bonaccorsi is more insecure than he looks, what will become of him?
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Desire (1936) Frank Borzage

Desire (1936)
Madeleine steals a string of pearls in Paris and uses US engineer Tom, who is driving on his vacation to Spain, to get the pearls out of France, but getting the pearls, back from him proves to be difficult without falling in love.
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Four Friends (1981) Arthur Penn

Four Friends (1981)
This story of four working-class kids in a small industrial town–who go their separate ways after high school in the innocence of 1961 and come together again at the end of the turbulent Sixties–is as much about the coming of age of America as it is about the changes the characters go through. The four friends of the title are thoughtful Danilo, a Yugoslavian immigrant with dreams of being a writer and a scholar; Tom, good-looking and athletic, who is bound for the army; cautious David who has mixed feelings about staying in town and joining the family mortuary business; and lovely, ditzy, exasperating Georgia, who tries to inspire all of them with her longings for a life of Bohemian adventure. It is told through the eyes of Danilo, whose story is loosely based on the writer Tesich’s own life growing up in Bloomington, Indiana.
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